Thursday , July 25 2024

LA Freewaves

This sounds like an excellent showcase for non-traditional “media art,” and a great excuse to actually create that “thing” that’s been sitting in the back of your brain:

    How Can YOU Resist?:
    LA Freewaves 9th Celebration of Experimental Media Arts

    Accepting applications beginning January 1, 2004.
    Postmark Deadline: February 15, 2004.

    The month-long showcase will present experimental media art from around the world in culturally distinct downtown Los Angeles venues in November 2004. Media art works include experimental video and film (narrative, documentary, art, animation, etc.), CD-ROMs, DVDs, websites, multimedia performances and installations, video billboards, youth media, community media activities and others. Works from the festival will also appear on public television,cable stations and video-streamed on the Internet. Competitive selection process will be conducted by a group of international and local curators with diverse specialties and backgrounds. Notification of acceptance is in July 2004. Artist payments will be $100-300 for selected works.

    How to Enter:

    Work must be completed since January 1, 2001.
    Entries must be postmarked to LAF by February 15, 2004.

    Entries must include a $15 entry fee. Entry fee waived for members (new membership is $25). Entry fee scholarships available by request for students, international applicants and others with financial need. For fee waiver, please write a brief explanation of need to request fee scholarship and attach it to the entry form.

    Include a completed entry form.
    Label entries with title, artist1s name, length, date of work and format.

    Include a resume or bio.

    For websites, indicate URL address on application form.

    For installation proposals, include additional description and diagrams/images.

    If you are in USA, include self-addressed stamped envelope for return of work.

    Send To:
    LA Freewaves
    2151 Lake Shore Ave
    Los Angeles CA USA 90039
    Questions: write [email protected]

About Eric Olsen

Career media professional and serial entrepreneur Eric Olsen flung himself into the paranormal world in 2012, creating the America's Most Haunted brand and co-authoring the award-winning America's Most Haunted book, published by Berkley/Penguin in Sept, 2014. Olsen is co-host of the nationally syndicated broadcast and Internet radio talk show After Hours AM; his entertaining and informative America's Most Haunted website and social media outlets are must-reads: Twitter@amhaunted,, Pinterest America's Most Haunted. Olsen is also guitarist/singer for popular and wildly eclectic Cleveland cover band The Props.

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